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LHS close to bringing therapy dog to the school

LHS close to bringing therapy dog to the school

Moira Duffy, News Editor

October 14, 2019

The LHS administration is making plans with social workers to have a long-term therapy dog in the A-F LST in order to provide students an outlet to de-stress whenever they need. LHS was inspired to begin the process of finding, training, and eventually integrating a therapy dog into the school aft...

Red Door Recording Studio to Be Opened in Studio Theater

Cali Lichter, Staff Member

October 13, 2019

LHS is opening up a new, state-of-the-art recording studio called Red Door Recording Studio that has the ability to be integrated into a wide range of classes, clubs and groups, giving students access to professional-level equipment not previously available. An exact opening date is not yet known, but it i...

DARING initiative takes center stage at September school board meeting

DARING initiative takes center stage at September school board meeting

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor

October 2, 2019

At the school board meeting on Monday, Sept. 23, District 128’s DARING mission was the main topic of discussion.  D128 has created a DARING committee with a mission to “connect teaching and learning to DARING,” according to the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Dr. Ri...

Illinois Implements New LGBTQ History Law

Illinois Implements New LGBTQ History Law

Sayre DeBruler, Staff Member

September 26, 2019

At the beginning of August, the Illinois Congress passed a statewide law stating that, at the start of next school year, schools must implement LGBTQ history into their curriculum.  According to this recent legislation, the Inclusive Curriculum Law, students must be well-informed of LGBTQ people who hav...

Bring Your Child to Work Day Every Day

Sara Bogan, Staff Member

September 26, 2019

Picture this: You’re walking through the hallways of LHS when your mom suddenly comes around the corner. For some students, they don’t need to imagine this scenario -- it happens all the time! Some of these LHS students and parents recently opened up on what it’s really like to have your mom...

LHS implements changes for new school year

LHS implements changes for new school year

Rayna Wuh, Staff Member

September 26, 2019

With the 2019-20 school year in full swing, several changes have been implemented all around LHS, including those relating to Parchment, AP Classroom, the athletic department’s core values and school security policies. Seniors will be the first to experience change in the form of Parchment, a col...

Putting to Rest the Rumors on The Liberty Theater Closing

Putting to Rest the Rumors on The Liberty Theater Closing

Sayre DeBruler, Staff Member

September 15, 2019

The Liberty Theater is not closing, despite rumors that seem to get spread around each year. However, because of these rumors, the staff has begun to try even harder to bring in more people to watch the movies being shown. At first, Hailey Basina, a senior and Liberty Theater employee, like many others...

Seniors paint their carpool parking spaces

Seniors paint their carpool parking spaces

Cali Lichter, Staff Member

September 9, 2019

The carpool program at LHS has been brought back for a second year. Introduced last year in part as a way to ensure parking spaces for students in the limited parking lot, seniors who carpool with one another get a designated parking spot on campus, which they are invited to paint. This year, there a...

Businesses turn over throughout Libertyville

Businesses turn over throughout Libertyville

Ella Marsden, Staff Member

May 19, 2019

Throughout Libertyville, several new businesses are opening while older ones have recently closed. Pam Hume, the executive director of MainStreet Libertyville, a nonprofit organization dedicated toward promoting downtown Libertyville, explained that while it’s sad to see Libertyville busin...

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